Having problems with your Olympus Stylus 740 Digital Camera ?

It is impossible to see anything in the viewing screen when using my olympus digital camera u740, outside in bright sunlight. any helpful ideas would be appreciated. Reg


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This is a common failing with digital cameras, personally I always buy one with and optical view finder as well.
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\015\012But all is not yet lost, go through the menu setting on your camera, you should find something like camera setup. Look for LCD set up an the adjust to the brightest setting.
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\015\012After that, you're into camera upgrade country, although some years ago, I did see one camera with a clip on sunshade which helped. Or you could just try cupping your hand over the LCD that also sometimes helps.
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